[DG-IDoT] Fwd: Invitation to DEF Conference

j stollman stollman.j at gmail.com
Fri Nov 20 09:39:19 CST 2015

I thought that this IoT conference in Europe might be of interest.

Jeff Stollman
stollman.j at gmail.com
1 202.683.8699

Truth never triumphs — its opponents just die out.
Science advances one funeral at a time.
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From: Carla Ciminera <cciminera at ecobrussels.eu>
Date: Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 9:55 AM
Subject: Invitation to DEF Conference
To: stollman.j at gmail.com

Dear Jeff,

On behalf of Jacques Bus, Secretary General of Digital Enlightenment Forum,
I would like to invite you to a high level one-day conference in Brussels

*The Future of the Internet of Things in Europe*

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Hotel

Boulevard de Waterloo 38, 1000 Brussels

Full conference programme below.

The conference and all refreshments are free of charge.  If you would like
to register, please respond to this email. If you have any additional
questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Kind regards,

*Carla Ciminera*

Tel: +32-2-345 7203

Gsm: +32-474-956859

email: cciminera at ecobrussels.eu <cciminera at ecobrussels.be>

*On behalf of Digital Enlightenment Forum*

*Conference presented and organised by:*

*In cooperation with AIOTI: the Allliance for Internet of Things Innovation*

*The Future of the Internet of Things in Europe*

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The Hotel

Boulevard de Waterloo 38, 1000 Brussels


*Welcome and Coffee*


*Welcome by the President of DEF*, George Metakides

*IoT EU approach and expectations*, Mario Campolargo, (Director EC/CNECT)

*Key notes on the emergence of an IoT Ecosystem*


Technology developments - Karabet Krikorian (Head of WEU IoT & Industry 4.0
Solution Innovation, Huawei)


Services development - Wim de Waele (Eggsplore, BE)



*Panel session on IoT policy*

Chair: Thibaut Kleiner (EC/CNECT)

   -  Introduction by the Chair
   -  AIOTI policy paper – Robert MacDougal (chair AIOTI Policy WG,
   - IoT and Microsoft - Cornelia Kutterer (Policy Director Microsoft EMEA)
   -  Changes in the IoT landscape - Sébastien Ziegler (IoT Forum, Mandat




*Panel session on IoT Standards*

Chair: Yun Chao Hu (Director Standardisation and Partnership Strategies,

   - Introduction by the Chair
   - AIOTI work on Standards - Patrick Guillemin (Chair AIOTI Standards WG,
   ETSI) (TBC)
   - IoT Product standards - Harm Jan Arendshorst (Head IoT product
   development , Verizon)
   - Lessons learned - Ulrich Seldeslachts (LSEC, BE)



*Key notes on Trust and Societal Impact*

IoT and ISOC perspective - Frédéric Donck (ISOC)

The citizen at the heart of IoT - Jacqui Taylor (FlyingBinary, UK)



*Panel session on IoT  Applications *

Chair: Thanassis Tiropanis (Web Science Institute, Univ of Southampton, UK)

   - Introduction by the Chair
   - Agriculture - Tamme van der Wal (AeroVision, NL)
   - Communication  - Markus Dillinger (director for Industry Communication
   Applications, Huawei)
   - Smart cities - Hans Schaffers (Saxion Un.)
   - Manufacturing - Patrick Kennedy (EFFRA)



*Closing remarks*


*Cocktail and networking*

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